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Winning Photograph Helps Trees Ontario Supporters Celebrate a Greener Holiday

Winning Photograph Helps Trees Ontario Supporters Celebrate a Greener Holiday

Bonnie Sitter, a self-described Tree Hugger from Exeter, Ontario, recently won Trees Ontario’s Treerific Greeting Card Contest. Her photograph, of a hardwood tree line near Holmesville, Ontario, prevailed over an excess of 200 photos submitted by our online fans to grace the cover of our greeting cards.

“I have photographed the scene in all seasons but this is one of my favourites,” said Sitter. “I am a tree lover and anyone who knows me will tell you that!”

In March, Sitter mounted a successful “Save the Elm Tress” campaign to save elms in Huron County. She frequently speaks at area schools about the importance of trees.

“Students need to be taught the importance of trees,” says Sitter. “It doesn’t have to be Earth Day to learn more about the value of trees.”

Sitter’s photo now graces the cover of our seasonal Greeting Card, an integral part of our Holiday Campaign. Shoppers can celebrate the holidays with Trees Ontario’s green gifts while helping us reach our goal of supporting the planting of 10 million trees a year by 2015. Click here to order online. Alternatively, view our other Green Giving options, such as trees, tree trimmers, and seedlings online.

Congratulations to Bonnie Sitter, our contest winner, and thanks to all of our fans for submitting their photos!

Pictured top right: Trees Ontario CEO, Rob Keen, congratulates Bonnie Sitter.
Pictured bottom left: 
Bonnie Sitter’s winning photograph